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Security Analyst - Threat Research

Product Development

Belfast, United Kingdom

Imperva is looking for a talented Security Analyst for our Threat Research Group.

Imperva, the leader in Application & Data Security, is looking for a talented and experienced Security Analyst, to join The Threat Research group as part of our R&D Center. 

The Threat Research group is composed of elite analysts, data-scientists, researchers & developers. We research application, DDoS & database attacks, provide algorithms for new products, and are leading innovation and thought leadership initiatives.



As a security analyst in the team, you will face a versatile and broad range of challenges.

The goal is to create the most accurate and updated security content for our products, and to analyze a wide range of web application, advanced DDoS and sophisticated automated attack data to detect new threats, apply new mitigations, and produce thought leadership content (Blogs, Webinars, conferences, etc).

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze and explore web vulnerabilities and exploits to compose an updated security content.
  • Analyze web traffic data and conduct innovative security researches that drive the security content of Imperva’s product forward.
  • Produce thought leadership content based on data analysis.
  • Handle security content related escalations from Imperva SOC team.
  • In charge of global security for more than 100,000's web applications.



  • Passion for Cyber Security
  • sc in computer science, similar domain (electric engineering, mathematics) or equivalent experience
  • Proven experience in scripting language coding (Python for example)
  • Familiarity with SQL
  • Understanding of the cybersecurity threat landscape
  • Network or web security hands-on experience
  • Good understanding of OWASP Top 10 attacks – An advantage 
  • Hands-on experience with data analysis of large data sets – An advantage


Our Company

Imperva is an analyst-recognized, cybersecurity leader—championing the fight to secure data and applications wherever they reside. Once deployed, our solutions proactively identify, evaluate, and eliminate current and emerging threats, so you never have to choose between innovating for your customers and protecting what matters most. Imperva—Protect the pulse of your business. Learn more: www.imperva.com, our blog, on Twitter.



Imperva offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary, medical, flexible time off, and more. It’s an exciting time to work in the security space. Check out our products and services at www.imperva.comand career opportunities at www.imperva.com/careers

Legal Notice

Imperva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.